Brome

There are five species of brome grasses that grow as arable weeds in the UK, belonging to two different groups. As different control measures apply to each group, identification is important.

Brome on the range?

There are five species of brome grasses that grow as arable weeds in the UK, belonging to two different groups. As different control measures apply to each group, identification is important. Species are easier to identify once seed heads are visible (usually June/July).

Reduced sensitivity of sterile brome to glyphosate

In 2018, it was announced that populations of sterile brome that have reduced sensitivity to the herbicide glyphosate have been identified in the UK.